Anyone having fun with the monotron yet?

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Anyone having fun with the monotron yet?

Post by computron » Thu Aug 26, 2010 1:16 am

I sure am .I dont realy like making noise with it but it can scream your ears to blood if you want it too.I am enjoing using it's audio in on some of my electribes and it realy beefs the sound up .I like this little filter toy anyone else enjoying the monotron?
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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by Cerebral Infect » Thu Aug 26, 2010 1:29 am

I having fun with it. I thought it was a korg toy. But when you sweep the filter, you know it is not a toy. It is a preview of something bigger coming next year.

A fully analog MS-2000 synth ? I am putting money aside for whatever analog product Korg comes up with.
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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by Stab Frenzy » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:26 am

I heard that the BoomChickaTron will be released at NAMM, featuring an all-analogue drum machine, sample playback, analogue filters and an all-analogue MS2000!

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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:27 am

Cerebral Infect wrote:I having fun with it. I thought it was a korg toy. But when you sweep the filter, you know it is not a toy. It is a preview of something bigger coming next year.

A fully analog MS-2000 synth ? I am putting money aside for whatever analog product Korg comes up with.
I doubt they would do that. If anything an analog monophonic. Even though they're a huge company, that's an expensive design to test the waters with; especially considering that they aren't really known for an analog poly like SCI, Oberheim, or Roland. However, I could see a mono. It would still be hella expensive though.
Stab Frenzy wrote:I heard that the BoomChickaTron will be released at NAMM, featuring an all-analogue drum machine, sample playback, analogue filters and an all-analogue MS2000!
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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by computron » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:48 am

Stab Frenzy wrote:I heard that the BoomChickaTron will be released at NAMM, featuring an all-analogue drum machine, sample playback, analogue filters and an all-analogue MS2000!
:lol:


I dont see korg making a analog like ms2000 or a poly with vcos I think a linn drum ll boom chickatron would come first.
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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by Elandroth » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:12 am

I've wanted to get one since I saw it, but I've held off cause I've got enough bullshit acquired in the last 6 months I need to spend more time with. Looks like a h**l of a nice little circuit for it's price though, I really applaud them for it.


And hopefully it's just a sign of things to come - wishful thinking but I hope to god if Korg starts pushing out some modern true analog products Roland will get back in the game and some competition ushers a new era of analog poly's.


It'd probably be bad news for DSI though, heh.

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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by bhrama » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:51 am

Stab Frenzy wrote:I heard that the BoomChickaTron will be released at NAMM, featuring an all-analogue drum machine, sample playback, analogue filters and an all-analogue MS2000!
you forgot vocoder-theramin, multi-timbral "next" button! :happy3:

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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by colorbars » Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:16 am

I'm really enjoying mine and looking forward to modding it in the future once someone comes up with a midi kit for it, i've seen a few recently posted modded midi monotron clips on youtube so i'm keeping my hopes up.

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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by adhmzaiusz » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:15 am

Its really worth it to mod it with cv/gate. Its so easy too, the circuit board even has the labeled points for gate and cv.

It controls from silent way very nicely too.
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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by pflosi » Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:55 am

bhrama wrote:
Stab Frenzy wrote:I heard that the BoomChickaTron will be released at NAMM, featuring an all-analogue drum machine, sample playback, analogue filters and an all-analogue MS2000!
you forgot vocoder-theramin, multi-timbral "next" button! :happy3:
finally something that can produce brown notes and binaural beats?

I also hope that it will be valve-based only with built-in tape delay and mechanic vibrato :lol:

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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by toad » Thu Aug 26, 2010 11:18 am

Some acid-esque jams featuring squealing and other noise from the Monotron (the first 3 tracks)

http://soundcloud.com/tfc-1

The rest is mopho and an old Alesis drum machine.

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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by computron » Thu Aug 26, 2010 1:55 pm

toad wrote:Some acid-esque jams featuring squealing and other noise from the Monotron (the first 3 tracks)

http://soundcloud.com/tfc-1

The rest is mopho and an old Alesis drum machine.


thats great stuff!!! I can hear the monotron noises very clearly in there and then that 5:48 monotron break down sweep with the lfo rate knob to a bass is great.
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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by nathanscribe » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:40 pm

sequentialsoftshock wrote: they aren't really known for an analog poly like SCI, Oberheim, or Roland. However, I could see a mono.
What, you mean like the Korg Polysix, Korg Trident, Korg PS-3100, 3200 and 3300, or the Korg DW-8000 digital osc/analogue filter hybrid?

No, I see your point. They've only ever made c**p polysynths.

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Re: Anyone having fun with the montron yet?

Post by themilford » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:30 pm

nathanscribe wrote:
sequentialsoftshock wrote: they aren't really known for an analog poly like SCI, Oberheim, or Roland. However, I could see a mono.
What, you mean like the Korg Polysix, Korg Trident, Korg PS-3100, 3200 and 3300, or the Korg DW-8000 digital osc/analogue filter hybrid?

No, I see your point. They've only ever made c**p polysynths.

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I guess the MiniKorg, MaxiKorg, Mono/Poly and Poly 61 are pretty forgettable c**p too...

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Re: Anyone having fun with the monotron yet?

Post by tim gueguen » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:57 pm

Whatever Korg's future analog products might be they will include a voice activated circuit that will announce "This unit does not make acoustic piano sounds" whenever the word piano is uttered within 50 meters of the unit.
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